Please ensure Javascript is enabled for purposes of website accessibility

Exercise Physiologist

Pay Range: Min: $22.56 Max: $33.84. Pay is based upon relevant education and experience.

POSITION PURPOSE:

Responsible for supervising exercise therapy, instructing patients in safe exercise procedures, educating and counseling patients about risk factor modification, conducting comprehensive fitness assessments, and ensuring calibration and maintenance of exercise equipment according to industry standards.

ESSENTIAL JOB FUNCTIONS:

  1. Analyzes and assesses patient throughout each session and implementation of prescribed exercise, understanding implications of EKG being monitored by RN.
  2. Demonstrates knowledge and skills necessary to provide care based on physical, motor/sensory, psychosocial, and safety appropriate to age of patient.
  3. Collaborates with department, patient, family members and other healthcare professionals in planning and delivering care and education.
  4. Demonstrates leadership through professional communication with physicians, nursing judgment, decision-making and problem-solving.
  5. Documents and communicates patient response to care plan, interventions and outcomes, taking action if outcomes not met. Particularly responsible for prescribing and making adjustments in exercise plan based on ACSM/AACVPR guidelines.
  6. Collects, processes, distributes and communicates all registration information and procedural information necessary for patient enrollment in program as part.
  7. Assists in reporting and data keeping as assigned by supervisor based on requests by the organization.
  8. Continually accepts responsibility for assignments, small or large, to work as a team and ensure smooth functioning of the program.
  9. As applicable: participates in cancer center tumor boards, weekly chart round meetings for medical oncology/radiation oncology, and other professional activities.
  10. As applicable: functions as a resource from the Fit for Survival program to other health care professionals at the Shaw Cancer Center and throughout the community, including organizing and participating in survivorship events.
  11. Perform other duties as assigned. Must be HIPAA compliant.

MINIMUM QUALIFICATIONS:

Experience:

  • 2-3 years of experience

Certification(s):

  • Basic Life Support (BLS) by the American Heart Association (AHA) required.
  • American College of Sports Medicine (ACSM) Clinical Certification required.

 

 

 

 

As a condition of employment, Vail Health requires COVID-19 vaccination of all clinical and non-clinical staff.

Apply Now